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From: Danh Doan <congdanhqx@gmail.com>
To: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
Cc: Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>, git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 7/8] t4124: fix test for non-compliant diff(1)
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 21:24:21 +0700
Message-ID: <20200325142421.GA20898@danh.dev> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqqy2rp1tff.fsf@gitster.c.googlers.com>

On 2020-03-24 11:47:32-0700, Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com> wrote:
> Danh Doan <congdanhqx@gmail.com> writes:
> 
> > Hence, if we're going to drop support for system that doesn't
> > understand "diff -u", we're going to:
> > - remove support for those variables:
> >   + GIT_TEST_CMP_USE_COPIED_CONTEXT
> 
> Folks who prefer "-c" even their platforms all are capable of "-u"
> may miss this, but I think that is a very small minority, and they
> would be OK (it is after all only needed when diagnosing test
> failures of our test suite, and by definition, those who are working
> to improve Git would know how to read "-u" output).
> 
> >   + GIT_TEST_CMP
> 
> I am not sure why you need to drop this one?  This is more about
> switching between "diff" and "cmp", and there are reasons why folks
> prefer latter especially when they are not debugging the tests.

I was thinking it could simplify the test_cmp code.
There was a problem which needs to be addressed by 2/8.

Yes, people may prefer to use cmp(1) because cmp(1) should be faster
than diff(1).

Anyway, it seems like we've decided to keep using normal-diff because
of HP-UX.

-- 
Danh

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Thread overview: 36+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-03-22  0:55 [PATCH v2 0/8] fix test failure with busybox Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-03-22  0:55 ` [PATCH v2 1/8] t4061: use POSIX compliant regex(7) Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-03-22  0:55 ` [PATCH v2 2/8] test-lib-functions: test_cmp: eval $GIT_TEST_CMP Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-03-22  0:55 ` [PATCH v2 3/8] t5003: drop the subshell in test_lazy_prereq Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-03-22  0:55 ` [PATCH v2 4/8] t5003: skip conversion test if unzip -a is unavailable Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-03-22  0:55 ` [PATCH v2 5/8] t5616: use rev-parse instead to get HEAD's object_id Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-03-22  0:55 ` [PATCH v2 6/8] t7063: drop non-POSIX argument "-ls" from find(1) Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-03-23 14:11   ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-03-23 14:37     ` Torsten Bögershausen
2020-03-23 15:11     ` Danh Doan
2020-03-23 20:30       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-03-23 15:55     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-03-24 22:31       ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-03-24 23:46         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-03-22  0:55 ` [PATCH v2 7/8] t4124: fix test for non-compliant diff(1) Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-03-23 13:58   ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-03-23 15:04     ` Danh Doan
2020-03-23 20:50       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-03-24  3:40         ` Danh Doan
2020-03-24 18:47           ` Junio C Hamano
2020-03-25 14:24             ` Danh Doan [this message]
2020-03-24 22:29           ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-03-24 23:37             ` Junio C Hamano
2020-03-25 18:23               ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-03-22  0:55 ` [PATCH v2 8/8] t5703: feed raw data into test-tool unpack-sideband Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-03-22  6:08 ` [PATCH v2 0/8] fix test failure with busybox Jeff King
2020-03-26  4:37 ` [PATCH v4 " Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-03-26  4:37   ` [PATCH v4 1/8] t4061: use POSIX compliant regex(7) Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-03-26  4:37   ` [PATCH v4 2/8] test-lib-functions: test_cmp: eval $GIT_TEST_CMP Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-03-26  4:37   ` [PATCH v4 3/8] t5003: drop the subshell in test_lazy_prereq Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-03-26  4:37   ` [PATCH v4 4/8] t5003: skip conversion test if unzip -a is unavailable Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-03-26  4:37   ` [PATCH v4 5/8] t5616: use rev-parse instead to get HEAD's object_id Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-03-26  4:37   ` [PATCH v4 6/8] t7063: drop non-POSIX argument "-ls" from find(1) Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-03-26  4:37   ` [PATCH v4 7/8] t4124: fix test for non-compliant diff(1) Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-03-27  1:18     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-03-26  4:37   ` [PATCH v4 8/8] t5703: feed raw data into test-tool unpack-sideband Đoàn Trần Công Danh

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